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The management wishes to acknowledge the financial support of Douglas "Deep-Pockets" Glover and no one else.
Four words: weapons of mass destruction. It is very hard to get on board with the possible chemical weapons in Syria after that.
I cannot watch TV news at all anymore. Every time I do, I think of this scene.